Author name: Bryan Powell

I am Bryan Powell and I own BirdHour.com. I love bird watching; in fact, I have a parakeet of my own. I enjoy spending time outdoors and observing the natural world around me. This website is a means of sharing my passion for birds with others who may be interested in this activity.

male bird sitting on the branch

Do Male Birds Lay Eggs?

Like humans, male birds have different reproductive organs than female birds and are not able to lay eggs. Male birds carry sperm and can fertilize the egg of a female bird, but can not lay eggs themselves. Male birds can not lay eggs but must still pull their own weight when providing for and protecting …

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Does Alcohol Kill Bird Mites?

Alcohol is effective in treating smaller infestations of bird mites. It can be mixed with vinegar for a 50/50 solution. This solution is safe, effective, and inexpensive, but is far more effective when combined with regular cleaning. All pets require a certain level of care. However, bird ownership can present unique problems not seen with …

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